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NFPA welcomes Arizona’s Fort Huachuca to Firewise USA™

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:33
More than two years ago, while working on his Fire Officer Certification, Fort Huachuca firefighter Juan Zamora began exploring the army post’s potential participation in the Firewise USA™ program; and after successfully pitching the wildfire
Categories: Wildland Fire

Free webinar offered by NFPA, to help you fill out your Wildfire Community Preparedness Day application for $500 to help with a wildfire safety project

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 12:04
Need a little help? If you are not sure about how to fill out a grant application for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day cash to help with your community wildfire safety project, simply sign up for the free webinar, on January 18,th from 2:30-3:30 pm
Categories: Wildland Fire

Are we destined to "build, burn, and repeat?"

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:00
In the January edition of NFPA Journal, Associate Editor Jesse Roman explores why, if experts say we could create wildfire-resistant communities today, is it so hard to get it done?   Reflecting on the article, Jesse shared with me that, “The
Categories: Wildland Fire

January NFPA Journal Wildfire column looks at new fires and old assumptions

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:21
In the January/February NFPA Journal Wildfire column, I ask that before we rush to find answers about the recent fires in California, we pause to consider whether we’re even asking the right questions.   We want to be whole again after such a
Categories: Wildland Fire

Firewise USA™ welcomed 170 new sites to the program in 2017

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 04:02
Wildfire risk reduction requires committed and dedicated residents striving to reduce their wildfire risks; and in 2017, a total of 170 new participating sites completed the criteria to become nationally recognized through the National Fire Protection
Categories: Wildland Fire

New report shares a global view on wildfire risk reduction challenges

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:03
The question, “why is community wildfire risk reduction important”, took on a global prospective when NFPA gathered its wildfire partners from Canada, Chile, The United Kingdom, Spain, Lebanon, South Africa, and Australia last summer.  
Categories: Wildland Fire

Apply today for your share of Wildfire Community Preparedness Day funding

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 07:08
  Could you and your community use a little help, say $500 to jump-start your wildfire safety program where you live? There are many simple low-cost projects that you and your neighbors can work on together with this funding provided by State Farm,
Categories: Wildland Fire

Southern California wildfires declared a natural disaster

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:09
Nighttime picture of the LaTuna Fire with the city of LA in the background shared by LA City Fire in 2017   On Tuesday, January 2, President Donald Trump approved a California Disaster Declaration according to a White House Briefing. 
Categories: Wildland Fire

A day with benefits – Wildfire Community Preparedness Day can result in many positive outcomes

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 00:00
  Wildfire Community Preparedness Day what is it?  According to fire science research, individual efforts do make a difference even in the face of a wildfire.  Wildfire Community Preparedness Day May 5, 2018, is a national day set aside
Categories: Wildland Fire